Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Home Stretch

Dedication day

With our filming in Joplin completed, Amber and I have returned from the field. What a great opportunity and welcomed responsibility it was to conduct the Mural Project in Joplin during its time of healing. Our interactions and relationships formed during this project are marked by a significant moment in the history of this town. A culture of willful, spirited and resilient individuals, Joplin has likewise left a significant impression upon us. Thank you so very much.

Amber and Nicholas conversing about Nicholas's to-do list. Photo: Frankoski

Dedicated design team member Sherry Pettey

Although we are now home from the field, there is a heap of work still to be done. Nicholas will spend the winter transcribing all of the footage from Tonkawa, Newton and Joplin, we have grants to write, an editor and composer to identify and soon enough, we will be interviewing and identifying a town for the next Mural Project.

Bigger than life

It is because of folks like you that projects like this can exist, at a time when arts funding is seriously compromised and arts agencies all over our country are shaken and at times broken, platforms like Kickstarter and individuals like you provide the tools to make possible projects like Called to Walls. It is your support and your faith in our vision that will make this film possible.

Your support so far has been overwhelming and we thank you! With one week to go, we are so very close to our goal of $10,000. If you believe in this project and its mission, please put the word out to others who would like the opportunity to support Called to Walls. With our goal of $10,000 realized, Called to Walls will move forward into Arkansas and one step closer to post-production!

a game of patty-cake while waiting for the wall to dry from an early morning rain

thanks for standing by us!

1 comment:

  1. You will DO THIS! You are CALLED to Called to Walls. MIss you both terribly already. I will be at the premiere of this magnificent film, wherever it may be!!! Keep us posted!